If you are landing in Gatwick Airport, West Sussex, England in the late hours of the evening or wee hours of the morning after a long and tiring flight, there’s nothing more satisfying than checking into a comfortable accommodation within a few miles of the airport. There are plenty of affordable hotels in the vicinity (including one within the airport!), but we have carefully handpicked a few establishments that have vehicle parking facilities should you be driving. Who knows, one of these hotels could be the perfect ‘base’ to kick-start your holiday. Here is a list of the top hotels with parking near Gatwick Airport, England for your consideration.
Located in the town of Horley, 25 miles (40 km) south of Central London, this cozy and modern family-run hotel is an ideal location to visit popular tourist attractions in London. Room rates start from 54 GBP (69.3 USD), and continental or full breakfast options are available for stay-in guests. Do note that smoking is prohibited in the hotel. The check-in time for the hotel is from 12.00pm onwards, but this is flexible by prior arrangement. A 24-hour airport transport, for up to four people, is also available upon request. Parking is available at the hotel but involves additional charges.
The four-star Sofitel London Gatwick is within your reach from the moment you step out of your aircraft. Situated in the North Terminal of Gatwick Airport, this chic establishment boasts an impressive capacity of 518 guest rooms and suites. For those who know your bed models, you’ll be glad to know that the rooms are fitted with a luxurious MyBed to ensure that you get a comfortable good night’s rest. Breakfast is included in your stay - you’ll be treated to an extensive range of exquisite gastronomy at the hotel’s restaurant. Should you be doing office work on your trip, the hotel also offers a well-equipped business center to assist your needs. Public parking is available and involves additional charges.
Courtyard by Marriott Hotel is just a short 10-minute walk from the South Terminal of Gatwick Airport. This accommodation offers king-sized beds and spacious rooms with very affordable room rates starting from about 70 GBP (89 USD) a night. Guests who have stayed at this hotel have praised its efficient customer service and delectable breakfast buffet at its on-site restaurant, Cow at the Airport. The hotel is also close to popular tourist attractions, such as Arundel Castle and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Private parking is available and involves additional charges.
The Lawn Guest House is a family run, old Victorian style accommodation that is located in Horley. Known for its iconic garden facade and friendly hospitality, this is the ideal hotel choice for families traveling with young children. All rooms in this hotel are en-suite and boast affordable rates. Private parking is available but involves additional charges. The guest house is also a one-minute walk away from the town center, where you can find many restaurants and cafes for your daily meals.
Recently opened in September 2016, the Maple Manor Hotel is just a five-minute drive from Gatwick Airport. The hotel has beautiful en-suite bedrooms, an on-site restaurant and a relaxing lounge for guests. For the romantics and Instagrammers, you can enjoy a splendid view of the planes taking off against a lovely sunset backdrop in the evening. Rooms in the hotel are all en-suite and spacious. White Company toiletry is also provided in all rooms. Guests have praised the comfortable beds and its reasonably soundproof walls that block out aircraft noise. Private parking is available at this hotel, but a reservation is required. Additional charges apply.
The Crowne Plaza London - Gatwick Airport hotel is a short drive away from the airport in the prime location of Crawley. Its trademark Crowne Club rooms offer king size beds, luxurious toiletries and allows guests to enjoy unlimited access to the Crowne Club Lounge throughout their stay. Continental breakfast, evening snacks, and all day refreshments are included as part of the club package. Public parking is available, but additional charges apply. The hotel is a good base for those who wish to explore the local area and the town of Brighton, which is located 20 miles (32 km) away.
Crowne Plaza London - Gatwick Airport, an IHG Hotel
Address: Langley Drive, Langley Green
Heating Massage Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay On-site parking Restaurant Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Kid-friendly buffet Cashless payment available
High-end amenities and comfortable guest rooms are within your reach at the Sandman Signature London Gatwick hotel. Each of the 151 bedrooms in the hotel has en-suite bathrooms, air conditioning, and complimentary Wi-Fi to help you unwind after a long day. Gym and swimming facilities are also available for those who wish to shake off any jetlag. Private parking is available, but a reservation is required. Additional charges also apply. Central London is also just a 30-minute ride from the hotel via the Gatwick Express train. If you prefer to do some leisure sightseeing, you can take a drive down to the beautiful and scenic South Downs or other attractions such as the Nymans Gardens, Hever Castle and Wakehurst Place.
Once a home for The Duke of Cambridge, Gatwick Cambridge Hotel is a Grade-II listed characteristic accommodation that offers en-suite rooms and transport services to Gatwick Airport at a surcharge. You can have the luxury of choosing to do bed and breakfast or dine comfortably at the hotel’s restaurant, Kemal at the Cambridge, which is well known for its excellent Mediterranean cuisine. Public parking is available, but additional charges apply.
Located in Horley, Gatwick Place is a spacious four-bedroom establishment with a large fully fitted kitchen, a cozy lounge and a conservatory for guests to relax and unwind. There is also a terrace and a garden for those who enjoy their tea time snacks outdoors. Room rates are about 130 GBP (166.9 USD) a night. If you are an active athlete, a leisure center which features a swimming pool, sports hall, and a gym is a short two to fours minutes’ walk from Gatwick Place. There is free private parking available at this accommodation, but a reservation is required.
The Copthorne Hotel London Gatwick is one of the most highly regarded four-star accommodations in West Sussex, and it’s hard not to see why. Located just five minutes’ away from the airport, you will feel almost as if you had taken a long journey to the English countryside upon arrival at the hotel. Guests can enjoy beauty services at the on-site salons, its various fitness facilities, enjoy scones at the conservatory and dine at its popular fine-dining restaurant. Private parking is available at this hotel, but a reservation is required. Additional charges do apply.
Refuel yourself in comfort just mere minutes from Gatwick Airport
If you dislike having to travel to accommodations far away from the airport after a long journey or are just looking for a cozy one night stay, then do consider the above-mentioned recommendations. There are plenty of alternative hotels, but we believe the list above is more than enough to suit most of your needs. Happy planning!
Get Trip101 in your inbox